Ogilvie Construction

Operations Manager

Why join Ogilvie Construction?

Ogilvie Construction Ltd deliver building projects in both the public and private sector. We are a multi-skilled organisation and pride ourselves on our people and recruiting the best talent. We provide a rewarding and challenging working environment for all our employees, and we understand the benefits of a talented workforce.

We have an opportunity for an Operation Manager to join our team in Aberdeen.

The role:

You will be responsible for the planning, execution and delivery of multiple projects.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and mentoring to members of multiple project teams
  • Carry out Regular site visits / spend appropriate time on each project to ensure the required level of support is given to each project lead and that issues are identified / dealt with in a timely manner
  • Agree and produce Operational Reports to be issued to the Senior Operations Manager ensuring that all required monitoring points are being reported against correctly.
  • Ensuring the full design process is understood by the project lead and that correct processes are in place on each project.
  • Propose & Introduce updated and or alternative procedural systems to suit the current work load / project type
  • Ensure the Construction Operations Strategy is correct for each project
  • Work closely with the company’s Commercial Manager, providing the necessary input to ensure that all commercial elements are being implemented correctly on each project
  • Ensure project team are undertaking all required meetings, and attend same as required.
  • Ensure the Project Lead has completed / controlling all required project documentation / reports as outlined within the Project Quality Plan.
  • Elevate contractual risk to the Senior Operations Manager / Senior Commercial Manager expediently where required.
  • Ensure all projects are compliant with the Health & Safety Management System (HSMS).
  • Ensure each Project Lead is complying with Quality Control and Quality Management policies, processes and procedures.
  • Assist the Project Lead in effectively managing any project delays.
  • Ensure each projects plant and material procurement is managed in line with the programme and budget, paying particular attention to long-lead items.
  • Ensure each project strategy is correct at pre construction stage.
  • Assist the Procurement team with operational input at tender stage.
  • Attend Senior Management Team Meetings in order to agree / amend operational strategies to suit the live workload
  • Liaise regularly / meet with the planning, commercial and design managers in order to ensure the correct processes are in place / identify potential issues.

About you

Are you:

  • Certified in SMSTS?

Do you:

  • Have previous management experience in the construction industry?
  • Have experience dealing with Architects, Engineers, Clients and Sub-contractors?
  • Have good knowledge of current construction techniques, building standards and construction regulations?


  • Early finish Friday (3:30pm)
  • 32 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Access to Well-being Champions and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Generous contributory personal Pension Scheme
  • Salary exchange pension with employer NI savings included
  • Profit share scheme
  • Excellent death in service cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 5 counselling sessions